(RNS) Behind the story of Christian decline and the rise of “nones” is a long-standing debate about what religion theorists call “secularization,” the broad process by which religion gradually loses its social influence.
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(RNS) From religious identity to going to church, new data show that more Americans are less religious than they were three years ago.
WASHINGTON (RNS) A solid 56 percent of Americans support same-sex marriage, up from just 11 percent in 1988.
(RNS) Unbelief is on the uptick. People who check “None” for their religious affiliation are now nearly one in five Americans (19 percent), the highest ever documented, according to the Pew Center for the People and the Press. By Cathy Lynn Grossman.